Hot Docs 2016 CAST Awards Announced

The Cinema Appreciation Society of Toronto has announced their awards for the 2016 edition of the Hot Docs Film Festival. Fourteen individuals contributed their picks for the top documentaries of the festival, with David Farrier and Dylan Reeve’s stranger than fiction investigation story Tickled coming out on top. The other top films include Jay Cheel’s How to Build a Time Machine and the rotoscoped school shooting reenactment Tower.

Here is the full top ten:

  1. Tickled
  2. How to Build a Time Machine
  3. Tower
  4. Life, Animated
  5. Wiener
  6. Contemporary Color
  7. Credit for Murder
  8. Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You
  9. (tie) Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World
  10. (tie) The Slippers
You can read the full breakdown by going here.

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Sean Patrick Kelly is a self-described über-geek, who has been an avid film lover for all his life. He graduated from York University in 2010 with an honours B.A. in Cinema and Media Studies and he likes to believe he knows what he’s talking about when he writes about film (despite occasionally going on pointless rants).